The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 561 595
Rank change year-on-year -36 +34  
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 260 422 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.91% 2.33% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 212 365 329
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £70,600 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

IPsec is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13636 18120 19660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.97% 17.36% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11111 14994 15669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IPsec as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in the UK

IPsec
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPsec.

Salary trend for IPsec in the UK

IPsec
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IPsec in the UK

IPsec
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -50 247 £50,000 +5.82% 31
London +25 92 £62,500 +25.00% 10
South East +18 82 £55,000 +17.02% 7
Berkshire +16 31 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East of England +19 21 £42,000 -33.33% 3
West Midlands +26 20 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Surrey +44 16 £52,500 +14.13% 2
Hampshire +17 16 £40,000 +3.89% 3
Yorkshire -1 13 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Reading +23 11 £57,500 +15.00% 2
South West +10 11 £42,500 +15.64% 3
West Yorkshire +3 11 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Essex +18 10 £33,000 -40.00%
Kent +21 9 £43,000 -41.49%
Birmingham +19 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Wales +6 9 £42,500 -15.00%
Leeds +5 9 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Oxfordshire +8 8 £47,500 -
Bristol 0 8 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Dartford - 8 - -
South Wales +14 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Hertfordshire +10 7 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Cardiff +2 6 £42,500 -12.82%
Harlow - 6 £33,000 -
Redhill +9 5 £60,000 +30.43%
Portsmouth - 5 £40,000 -
Oxford -3 4 £47,500 -
North West -13 4 £47,500 - 3
Manchester -30 4 £47,500 - 3
Solihull - 4 £31,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IPsec.

1 424 (76.53%) Cisco
2 407 (73.47%) Firewall
3 378 (68.23%) VPN
4 275 (49.64%) MPLS
5 274 (49.46%) Cisco Certification
6 257 (46.39%) OSPF
7 250 (45.13%) BGP
8 243 (43.86%) WAN
9 219 (39.53%) Data Centre
10 215 (38.81%) CCNP
11 211 (38.09%) LAN
12 209 (37.73%) SSL
13 193 (34.84%) Juniper
14 174 (31.41%) Wireless
15 172 (31.05%) Network Security
16 168 (30.32%) CheckPoint
17 162 (29.24%) DNS
18 148 (26.71%) Cisco ASA
19 138 (24.91%) F5
20 129 (23.29%) Cisco Nexus
21 124 (22.38%) Windows
21 124 (22.38%) Linux
22 119 (21.48%) VLAN
22 119 (21.48%) Palo Alto
23 112 (20.22%) DHCP
24 110 (19.86%) VoIP
25 109 (19.68%) ITIL
26 95 (17.15%) EIGRP
27 94 (16.97%) TCP/IP
27 94 (16.97%) CCNA

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (5.42%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.61%) Skype for Business
3 16 (2.89%) OpenStack
4 13 (2.35%) Apache
5 12 (2.17%) IIS
6 10 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.72%) nginx
10 2 (0.36%) Confluence
10 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.18%) CMS
11 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.18%) Site Server
11 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.99%) MS Office
4 4 (0.72%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.61%) Office 365
4 12 (2.17%) IaaS
4 12 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 11 (1.99%) PaaS
6 6 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.08%) SaaS
7 5 (0.90%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.54%) Akamai
8 3 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.54%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.54%) G Suite
9 2 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 407 (73.47%) Firewall
2 378 (68.23%) VPN
3 275 (49.64%) MPLS
4 257 (46.39%) OSPF
5 250 (45.13%) BGP
6 243 (43.86%) WAN
7 211 (38.09%) LAN
8 209 (37.73%) SSL
9 174 (31.41%) Wireless
10 172 (31.05%) Network Security
11 162 (29.24%) DNS
12 148 (26.71%) Cisco ASA
13 129 (23.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 119 (21.48%) VLAN
15 112 (20.22%) DHCP
16 110 (19.86%) VoIP
17 95 (17.15%) EIGRP
18 94 (16.97%) TCP/IP
19 93 (16.79%) HSRP
20 87 (15.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.89%) MySQL
3 7 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (0.90%) Redis
4 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.72%) Big Data
6 3 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.36%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.36%) DocumentDB
7 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.54%) Subversion
2 3 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.36%) Gerrit
3 2 (0.36%) JIRA
3 2 (0.36%) Trac
4 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
General
1 82 (14.80%) Telecoms
2 61 (11.01%) Finance
3 26 (4.69%) Banking
4 18 (3.25%) Retail
5 13 (2.35%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.17%) Marketing
7 10 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.26%) Online Betting
9 5 (0.90%) Electronics
10 4 (0.72%) Billing
10 4 (0.72%) Legal
11 3 (0.54%) Publishing
12 2 (0.36%) Games
12 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 300 (54.15%) Network Engineer
2 85 (15.34%) Cisco Engineer
3 78 (14.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 59 (10.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 56 (10.11%) Analyst
6 51 (9.21%) Security Engineer
7 45 (8.12%) Network Security Engineer
8 44 (7.94%) Juniper Engineer
9 41 (7.40%) Support Engineer
10 38 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 34 (6.14%) Network Analyst
12 33 (5.96%) Network Support
13 28 (5.05%) Architect
14 21 (3.79%) Administrator
14 21 (3.79%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 21 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
15 20 (3.61%) Cisco Analyst
15 20 (3.61%) Cisco Design Engineer
15 20 (3.61%) Senior Network Analyst
16 19 (3.43%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (10.29%) 802.1X
2 21 (3.79%) Web Services
3 9 (1.62%) REST
4 4 (0.72%) CSS
4 4 (0.72%) Memcached
5 3 (0.54%) JSON
6 2 (0.36%) .NET
6 2 (0.36%) LAMP
7 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.18%) COM
7 1 (0.18%) HTML
7 1 (0.18%) Kafka
7 1 (0.18%) Middleware
7 1 (0.18%) Node.js
7 1 (0.18%) SAML
7 1 (0.18%) SOAP
7 1 (0.18%) XML
7 1 (0.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 219 (39.53%) Data Centre
2 46 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.50%) Computer Science
4 35 (6.32%) PKI
5 33 (5.96%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.79%) Driving Licence
7 15 (2.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 11 (1.99%) HP StoreVirtual
8 11 (1.99%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.62%) Clustering
10 7 (1.26%) Blog
10 7 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.26%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.08%) Replication
12 5 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.90%) User Experience
12 5 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.72%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 124 (22.38%) Linux
1 124 (22.38%) Windows
2 42 (7.58%) Windows Server
3 32 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (5.60%) Unix
5 26 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (3.61%) CentOS
7 13 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.99%) Debian
8 11 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.62%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.08%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.90%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.72%) AIX
13 3 (0.54%) Solaris
14 2 (0.36%) CatOS
14 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.36%) VMS
15 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (19.68%) ITIL
2 80 (14.44%) Network Design
3 79 (14.26%) Load Balancing
4 59 (10.65%) Network Management
5 39 (7.04%) Presales
5 39 (7.04%) Project Management
6 37 (6.68%) Capacity Planning
7 34 (6.14%) High Availability
8 33 (5.96%) Change Management
9 31 (5.60%) Information Security
10 30 (5.42%) Network Monitoring
11 29 (5.23%) Change Control
11 29 (5.23%) ITIL V3
12 28 (5.05%) GAP Analysis
13 27 (4.87%) DevOps
13 27 (4.87%) Mentoring
14 26 (4.69%) SIEM
15 25 (4.51%) Network Architecture
16 24 (4.33%) Service Management
17 23 (4.15%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (6.50%) Python
2 33 (5.96%) Perl
3 21 (3.79%) Bash Shell
4 20 (3.61%) SQL
5 13 (2.35%) C
6 10 (1.81%) PowerShell
6 10 (1.81%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.90%) C++
8 3 (0.54%) Java
8 3 (0.54%) Ruby
9 2 (0.36%) PHP
9 2 (0.36%) VBScript
10 1 (0.18%) Go
10 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 274 (49.46%) Cisco Certification
2 215 (38.81%) CCNP
3 94 (16.97%) CCNA
4 71 (12.82%) Degree
5 63 (11.37%) CCIE
6 36 (6.50%) Security Cleared
7 32 (5.78%) SC Cleared
8 30 (5.42%) CCDP
9 21 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (3.07%) CCSE
11 14 (2.53%) JNCIP
12 13 (2.35%) GIAC
13 12 (2.17%) CCSA
13 12 (2.17%) GCIH
14 11 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (1.81%) JNCIA
16 9 (1.62%) CCDA
16 9 (1.62%) CISSP
16 9 (1.62%) JNCIS
16 9 (1.62%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.86%) SLA
2 36 (6.50%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (0.72%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.72%) PMO
4 4 (0.72%) QA
5 3 (0.54%) FISMA
6 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.18%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (10.83%) Active Directory
3 45 (8.12%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.79%) vSphere
5 17 (3.07%) Firmware
6 13 (2.35%) vCloud
7 11 (1.99%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (1.99%) iptables
8 9 (1.62%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.44%) KVM
9 8 (1.44%) pfSense
10 7 (1.26%) Docker
10 7 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.72%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (0.72%) NFS
12 4 (0.72%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.72%) XenApp
13 3 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (6.32%) FortiGate
1 35 (6.32%) Nagios
2 18 (3.25%) Cisco Prime
3 17 (3.07%) SCOM
4 16 (2.89%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (1.99%) Cacti
6 9 (1.62%) Puppet
6 9 (1.62%) SolarWinds Orion
7 8 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.26%) Ansible
9 6 (1.08%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.08%) OpenNebula
10 5 (0.90%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.72%) cPanel
11 4 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
11 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.72%) Plesk
11 4 (0.72%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 424 (76.53%) Cisco
2 193 (34.84%) Juniper
3 168 (30.32%) CheckPoint
4 138 (24.91%) F5
5 119 (21.48%) Palo Alto
6 90 (16.25%) Microsoft
7 89 (16.06%) VMware
8 52 (9.39%) SolarWinds
9 50 (9.03%) HP
10 43 (7.76%) Brocade
11 40 (7.22%) Citrix
12 34 (6.14%) Fortinet
13 32 (5.78%) Aruba
14 30 (5.42%) Arista
15 28 (5.05%) Riverbed
16 25 (4.51%) Avaya
17 22 (3.97%) Meraki
18 20 (3.61%) Blue Coat
18 20 (3.61%) Mitel
19 18 (3.25%) NetApp
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Broxburn, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Up to £40,000 + Bonus & Benefits!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Dagenham
Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 16 days ago
England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus,
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum 50-62K + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Bloomberg
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago